Diagnostic and Preventive Services in Madison, WI
The American Dental Association recommends a dental cleaning and exam at least twice per year to maintain good dental health. Dr. James Hill and the hygienists at Madison Lakes Dental provide a thorough dental cleaning and comprehensive exam, focusing on your specific needs and concerns.
Comprehensive dental exams include:
- Dental x-rays as needed
- Oral cancer screening
- Evaluation of the gum tissue and supporting structures of the teeth (periodontal screening)
- Examination of the teeth
- Evaluation of the jaw joint
- Personalized discussion of your dental health
In addition to contributing to good oral health, dental cleanings and exams are important to your overall health. Studies show a correlation between oral health and certain health conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease. The entire team at Madison Lakes Dental is committed to helping you and your family maintain good oral health for a lifetime!
Dental sealants are protective plastic coatings applied to the chewing surface of permanent teeth. Sealants may be recommended when teeth have deep grooves that may be more susceptible to decay.
An examination of your teeth will determine if dental sealants would be a benefit.
To learn more about dental sealants, please make a note of this when you request an appointment.